Posts Tagged: determination

Making Stars

“Say what you want about me, I get the job done. That job is helping young people excel and get the most out of life — whatever aspirations or ambitions they have. I don’t believe in the word ‘impossible’. I

Making Stars

“Say what you want about me, I get the job done. That job is helping young people excel and get the most out of life — whatever aspirations or ambitions they have. I don’t believe in the word ‘impossible’. I

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

‘Failing’ in a Learning Posture

“We must expect to fail… yet fail in a learning posture, determined not to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.” ~ Ted Engstrom, Founding Architect of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability,

‘Failing’ in a Learning Posture

“We must expect to fail… yet fail in a learning posture, determined not to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.” ~ Ted Engstrom, Founding Architect of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability,

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

You Can Figure Out How

“If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen. ~ Cher a.k.a Cherilyn Sarkisian, Singer, Actress, Author, Businesswoman, Comedian, Dancer, Fashion Designer, Model, Philanthropist, Record Producer, Songwriter & Television Host

You Can Figure Out How

“If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen. ~ Cher a.k.a Cherilyn Sarkisian, Singer, Actress, Author, Businesswoman, Comedian, Dancer, Fashion Designer, Model, Philanthropist, Record Producer, Songwriter & Television Host

Your Future Lives in Your Mouth

“By your words, you form your destiny – what you say within yourself determines the end promise of your life! Your future lives in your mouth!” ~ Paula White-Cain, Senior Pastor, Television Host, Author & Co-Founder of Without Walls International

Your Future Lives in Your Mouth

“By your words, you form your destiny – what you say within yourself determines the end promise of your life! Your future lives in your mouth!” ~ Paula White-Cain, Senior Pastor, Television Host, Author & Co-Founder of Without Walls International

Encouraged to Persevere

“I have always been one to encourage perseverance.” ~ Christina Aguilera, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, Television Producer & Philanthropist

Encouraged to Persevere

“I have always been one to encourage perseverance.” ~ Christina Aguilera, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, Television Producer & Philanthropist

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

The Trail to Your Dreams

“Follow the trail to your dreams, not the path of others’ expectations.” ~ Byrd Baggett, Author

The Trail to Your Dreams

“Follow the trail to your dreams, not the path of others’ expectations.” ~ Byrd Baggett, Author

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

Failing Into the Extraordinary

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” ~ Marv Levy a.k.a Marvin Daniel Levy, Motivational Speaker, American & Canadian Football Coach (1973-1997), Executive, Author, NFL Analyst & Pro Football Hall of Fame (2001)

Failing Into the Extraordinary

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” ~ Marv Levy a.k.a Marvin Daniel Levy, Motivational Speaker, American & Canadian Football Coach (1973-1997), Executive, Author, NFL Analyst & Pro Football Hall of Fame (2001)

Self-Discipline & Success

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period” ~ Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz , Motivational Speaker, Football Player (1956-1957), Head Football Coach: [William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), University of Arkansas (1977–1983), University of Minnesota (1984–1985), University of Notre

Self-Discipline & Success

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period” ~ Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz , Motivational Speaker, Football Player (1956-1957), Head Football Coach: [William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), University of Arkansas (1977–1983), University of Minnesota (1984–1985), University of Notre

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Persevere to Your Success

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.” ~ Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

Persevere to Your Success

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.” ~ Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

You Will Make It!

“If you are hardworking and determined, you will make it and that’s the bottom line’’. ~ Isabel dos Santos, Investor

You Will Make It!

“If you are hardworking and determined, you will make it and that’s the bottom line’’. ~ Isabel dos Santos, Investor

Sticking with Love

“I have decided to stick with LOVE. HATE is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Sticking with Love

“I have decided to stick with LOVE. HATE is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Your Love, Your Living

“There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” ~ Wayne Dyer, Philosopher,

Your Love, Your Living

“There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” ~ Wayne Dyer, Philosopher,

Is It Worthwhile?

“If there’s anything in life you consider worthwhile achieving, go for it. I was told, many times, to forget show-business – I had nothing going for me. Yet, I pursued it, anyway. Voila!” ~ Isabel Sanford, Stage, Film and Television

Is It Worthwhile?

“If there’s anything in life you consider worthwhile achieving, go for it. I was told, many times, to forget show-business – I had nothing going for me. Yet, I pursued it, anyway. Voila!” ~ Isabel Sanford, Stage, Film and Television

You vs. Circumstances

“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

You vs. Circumstances

“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

Somebody Who Knows Someone, Who Knows Someone

“I do believe in six degrees of separation. You can always find somebody who knows someone who knows someone who knows that person. That kind of skill is so important in whatever profession you are in — whether it is

Somebody Who Knows Someone, Who Knows Someone

“I do believe in six degrees of separation. You can always find somebody who knows someone who knows someone who knows that person. That kind of skill is so important in whatever profession you are in — whether it is